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LIVING IS BELIEVING – One Bread, One Body, Aug 11, 2014

St. Clare Ezekiel 1:2-5, 24-28 | Psalm 148:1-2, 11-14 | Matthew 17:22-27 "Be this His praise from all His faithful ones, from the children of Israel, the people close to Him." —Psalm 148:14 Peter made a great profession of faith when he acknowledged Jesus as the Messiah, "the Son of the living God" (Mt 16:16) [...]

June 29th 2014 – Solemnity of Ss. Peter and Paul

Listen Here! The Apostles’ Church Readings: Acts 12:1–11   Psalm 34:2–9 
2 Timothy 4:6–8, 17–18   Matthew 16:13–19 This Sunday’s celebration of the great apostles Peter and Paul is a celebration of the Church. Peter’s deliverance from jail is compared to the deliverance of Israel from Egypt. Like Israel he is rescued at Passover from “the hand” of his enemy by an “angel of the Lord” after girding himself with belt, sandals, and cloak (see Ex 3:8; 12:8, 11–12; 14:19) [...]